“Pak commission says govt. biased against minorities,” from Expressnewsline, with thanks to Fanabba:
The Pakistan National Commission for Justice and Peace (NCJP) has, in its ‘Human Rights Monitor – 2005’ report condemned the preferential treatment given to Muslims by allowing them only to become head of state and suggested that the policy of exclusivism should be abandoned by the government as it makes non-Muslims feel marginalized despite their contribution to the country.
Such laws, of course, are a hangover of the dhimma.
The Dawn quoted the report, which gives a detailed account of the situation of religious minorities in Pakistan in 2004, as saying that the government seldom invokes the articles of equality and distrust in government institutions have become inevitable due to biasness [sic].
There are other hangovers, too:
The NCJP has said that the attack on minorities’ places of worship, instances of forced conversions, discriminatory laws are being used as weapons for political leverage and evictions of minorities indicate the state’s failure to ensure not only human rights but implement legislation for effective governance….